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naturally. not in this economy. we also have zero free time, and my dad moving in. so we went to fidelity. we looked at our family's goals and some ways to help us get there. they helped me fix my economy, the one in my house. now they're managing my investments for me. and with fidelity, getting back on track was easier than i thought. call or come in today to take control of your personal economy. get one-on-one help from america's retirement leader. >>> 22 minutes past the hour. here is a headline we could all enjoy. new signs the housing market is recovering, and in about 30 minutes the u.s. commerce department releases new numbers for august home sales. analysts are expecting sales to increase by 380,000 homes. that's up from july when sales increased by 372,000 homes. so should we all be dancing in the streets? our business guru christine romans is here to tell us. hi, kristine. >> good morning, carol. so nice to put one or two or three months of good housing news back to back and report it to you. at 10:00 we'll get the new home sales, and you just give the forecasts. why new home
revenues are up even in a down economy might signal that fans just don't have that in them. back to you guys. >> thank you very much, chris. >>> too costly to do business, comcast says. that's the reason it's cutting up to a thousand jobs and shutting several call centers in northern california. here are the details. three call centers in morgan hill, livermore, and sacramento will close. the company is offering employee jobs at its other west coast offices including in portland, seattle, and denver. comcast does own nbcuniversal and this station. the economy has more than 5,000 employees in california. >>> again today, san francisco's board of supervisors considered altering its building code to allow the construction of the so-called microapartments. we simulated the 300-square-foot floor plan in this video with tape and a couple of volunteers. it fits about a ping-pong table and a small dining room table. the supes postponed the plan. opponents fear the units would boost population density and strain city services. >>> president obama and mitt romney are both weighing in on critical
since february, consumer spending drives 70% of the total economy. where there is nfl action there's gambling a lot of money in the final moments of monday night's game some total a billion dollars when you figured in wageringing in nevada. >> welcome back. good morning coming up on 5:14 looking live from our hd roof cam, you can see the bay bridge in the back ground beautiful morning with buildings lit up. mike says areas of patchy fog. he will have your forecast coming up. >>> congress is considering minting commemorative coins with proceeds to help he raise the federal deficit. -- erase the federal deficit from moon oring the pro football hall of fame, mark twain and send 10 of mother's dame in the past 30s the coins have generated more than 400 million dollars for private companies. congress wants to make coins to help the federal economy. >>> american claims pilots are deliberately causing delays and cancellations leaving passengers in the dust. the troubled airline says pilots are calling in sick or grounding planes for minor repairs. the union says american is operating with
. tonight the president was in washington speaking about the economy. >> the question right now is whose plan is going to keep us moving forward. you guys are a little biased. >> all of this comes as the university of denver is getting ready for the first presidential debate. the two will face off wednesday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 our time. the election is still more than a month away but coming up in 13 minutes why it's almost too late to reach some voters. >>> cellcell phones using google or android are in danger of being wiped clean. it can happen when opening a website -- the problem requires a software update in order to fix it. >>> apple ceo is apologizing for mapping in the phone. john reports on what frustrated customers can do to bypass the problem. >> i got lost three times. >> this man came to meet his sister. but he says his i-phone with the new apple maps made even the downtown hard to find. >> i kept missing off ramps. >> apple perhaps can be downloaded to older models but countless online comments say people who thought the world was flat were more accurate. >> i lo
on the economy from josh. >> we're going to begin there. very important news there affecting millions of americans. new indications this morning that home values, a key factor in the economic recovery, are on the rise. but who is benefitting the most? abc's rob nelson looking at trends. good morning to you, rob. >> good morning, josh. really big news for so many folks out there. we got data from the 20 biggest cities in the country. and it's good news to tell you this morning. home prices have posted the strongest gains since 2005, seven years ago before the recession. in the first seven months of this year, prices in those cities have gone up nearly 6%. on top of that, some of the biggest gains in value are coming at the low end of the housing market. that means the less expensive homes, hit hardest by the downturn. we're not out of the woods just yet. a few miles left to go. prices are still down 30%, compared to before the recession. but every improvement helps boost homeowners' confidence. that makes them a lot more likely to start spending money again. some reasons to be encourag
on the economy, the corner stone of romney's campaign and those voters also say they believe romney's policies will favor the rich. >> there's been a consistent line of afact from the president. >> i do not believe that another round of tax cuts for millionaires are going to bring good jobs back to ohio. >> reporter: it features promptly in mr. obama's television ads which has saturated the air waves. the president and his team are out spending the romney team on television though both campaigns have spent more here than in any other battleground state. the president and groups supporting him have spent $49.9 million in ohio while romney and outside groups have spent $42.5 million. the romney camp says it's not bothered by poll numbers say they have confidence by their own internal polling and believe they are making inroads in ohio and message of lower spending and debt. >> the status quo has not worked. we can't afford four more years of barack obama. we won't have four more years of barack obama. >> now if you had any doubt about the importance of ohio look at the campaign schedule today. t
not realize that most of our jobs in this economy come from small businesses. we need to champion small businesses. we need to make sure >> despite the small size, new hampshire is a key battle ground state. ryan was just there last week. >>> the latest polls show the president ahead of romney in nine battle ground states. the biggest leads are in new hampshire, iowa and the smaller in north carolina. the average percentage of polls is 49.5% for president obama, 44% for romney. >> there are more accusations of voter fraud in florida. the state says suspicious voter registration forms have turned up in at least 10 counties. the florida republican party blames the firm it hired. the g.o.p. national committee paid more than $3 million to the company, strategic consulting for voter registration and get out the vote operations. republicans say they fired the firm after apparent phoney registration forms started to turn up. >>> nobel peace prize winner anhs san suchi makes a stop on her historic trip to the u.s. she is scheduled to speak at the university of san francisco. suchi has already m
what it takes to get this economy going again. i care about the people of america. >> reporter: it's a delivered effort, analysts say, with a tv ad designed to show empathy and soften his image. >> president obama and i both care about poor, working class families, the difference is, my policies will make things better for them. >> reporter: and despite relentless criticism of obama care, romney touted how his own health care overhaul in massachusetts helped families. >> don't forget, i got everybody in my state insured, 100% of the kids in our state have health insurance, i don't think there's anything that shows more empathy and care about the people of this country than that kind of record. >> reporter: still, president obama is furiously working to frame his opponent as out of touch. again, keying in on romney's comments seemingly dismissing 47% of americans who pay no income tax. >> i don't believe we are going to get very far if we've got leaders who write off half the nation as a bunch of victims who don't take responsibility for their own lives. >> reporter: less than a wee
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